Care of the Whole Person, and Community

Guided by the Jesuit tradition of Cura Personalis, care of the whole person, Georgetown University School of Medicine will educate a diverse student body, in an integrated way, to become knowledgeable, ethical, skillful, and compassionate physicians and biomedical scientists who are dedicated to the care of others and health needs of our society.

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    Georgetown Global Health Expert Discusses Importance of WHO on Capitol Hill
    June 21, 2017
    Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, discussed the role of the World Health Organization before a packed house on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
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    Research in a Minute: Ayesha Shajahan-Haq
    June 15, 2017
    As an assistant professor focused on breast cancer research, Ayesha Shajahan-Haq, PhD, is working to develop drugs that will help breast cancer survivors stay healthy.
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    A Year at the NIH Broadens Future Path for Medical Students
    June 13, 2017
    The highly competitive Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) offered by the National Institutes of Health is intended to train the next generation of clinician-scientists and biomedical researchers.
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    Immunotherapy Brings New Hope to Patients with Advanced Melanoma
    June 1, 2017
    Until recently, patients with melanomas that had spread to the brain typically lived a median of four months. After having surgery to repair the damage from the tumors in her ankle, Kathy Roberts' doctors encouraged her to enroll in an immunotherapy clinical trial for patients with melanoma brain tumors at Georgetown Lombardi. Her scans now show no signs of cancer cells.

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